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The River City at Danga Bay transforms Johor Bahru into regional destination

The heavily polluted Danga River will be transformed into a major regional riverfront tourist destination in a project undertaken by Iskandar Waterfront Holdings Sdn Bhd. The RM2.5 billion Phase 1 of The River City @ Danga Bay project aims to … Continue reading

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Slowdown in second half expected to continue…

Following a marked slowdown in demand for property in Iskandar Malaysia, property players expect further signs of a slowdown in the second half of the year, when marginal investors begin to take delivery of their units, especially those in the … Continue reading

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For Iskandar Markets, think 5-10 years ahead! Target 2025….

Foreign investment in Iskandar’s anticipated economic boom and population growth has been punctured by a very different reality. And Johor lawmakers have pointed out that the reality is demand in Johor has not caught up with the supply of premium … Continue reading

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Iskandar is the Greater Singapore

When we crossed the Causeway, we were expecting to see the Johor we knew. The vast land, the terrace houses leading up to Johor Bharu. We anticipated the familiar sight of the yellow “bus sekolah” [school bus] on the weekdays … Continue reading

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Home prices to increase 6.2% with GST? I doubt so…

Property prices will likely increase by 6.2 percent once the goods and services tax (GST) is implemented on 1 April as certain building materials are taxed under the regime, said the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association Malaysia (Rehda). “94 … Continue reading

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Buy Singapore Properties, still a good mid to long term investment

If you read the news recently, you would have seen that Singaporeans have formed the largest group of foreign investors from Asia who are buying up foreign properties worth US$11.9 billion. Astoundingly, the city-state beat out China even though the … Continue reading

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Iskandar on track to achieve investment of RM157 billion

Committed investments in Iskandar reached RM146.2 billion from 2006 until June 2014, shy of the RM157 billion target for this year, according to the Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA). Of the RM146.2 billion figure, RM69.53 billion or 48 percent have … Continue reading

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